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Orleans Parish

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Top Orleans Parish Articles

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  • Grand Jury Indictments

    Grand Jury Indictments
    On Thursday, February 17, 2011, District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office obtained the following indictments from the Grand Jury.   The Grand Jury returned a True Bill indicting Tyrone Brown with one count each of second-degree murder of a...
  • Assistant District Attorney Convicts Defendant of Manslaughter Then Promptly Leaves Court to Pick Up Family Members for His Wedding

       Assistant District Attorney Convicts Defendant of Manslaughter Then Promptly Leaves Court to Pick Up Family Members for His Wedding
    District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office convicted Michael Curtis and Demond Solomon of manslaughter late Wednesday evening.  In 2011, Criminal District Court Judge Camille Buras has presided over seven jury trials and is on pace to far surpass...
  • Man Found Gunned Down On Mazant Street

    Man Found Gunned Down On Mazant Street
    Murder Investigation Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the apparent shooting death of a 30-year-old local male whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members. The offense occurred at approximately 8:25 P....
  • Six Victims Gunned Down Over Weekend Identified

    Six Victims Gunned Down Over Weekend Identified
    The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified the six people were fatally shot over the weekend. Eric Remee, 17-years-old Terrance Dennis, 18-years-old Christopher Jupiter, 29-years-old Sean Simmons, 27-years-old Little John Haynes, 21-years-...
  • Body Found in St. Roch

    Body Found in St. Roch
    The New Orleans Police Department reports the investigation into the death of an unidentified Hispanic male. The body was found in the 1300 block of Spain Street shortly before 3:30 PM Monday afternoon. EMT pronounced the the man dead on the scene....
  • Spain Street Murder Victim Identified

    Spain Street Murder Victim Identified
    The 41-year-old found beaten to death in his home on Spain Street Monday was identified as Edwin Canales by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office. The autopsy report reveals he died from blows to his head. The coroner's office says he had been dead for...
  • Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids

    Keeping it an Alcohol-Free Carnival... At Least for the Kids
    The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control isn't waiting until Fat Tuesday to start cracking down on sales. The ATC is already issuing citations to businesses that sell to minors, but so far, things are off to a good start. ATC agents from across...
  • Deputy Arrested

    Deputy Arrested
    An Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy has been arrested and charged with pulling her service weapon... on her own son. And police say it happened on a school bus with at least one other student on board. It was a wild ride to school for one teenager, early...
  • Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest

    Mother Talks About Deputy Arrest
    A local mother is sounding off about the actions of an Orleans Parish Sheriff's Deputy that landed her in jail, and put students in danger. "She called me on the phone, she was so scared, this lady was scared out of her mind, said Joann Smith. "I'm...
  • New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990

    New Orleans Resident Arrested for Theft of Vehicles Totaling $138,990
    Louisiana State Police Troopers assigned to the Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit arrested a New Orleans resident, Dyrian Riculfy (age 32), on October 11, 2010 on charges of Theft of a Motor Vehicle (2 counts) and Filing False Public Documents (2 counts)....
  • Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit

    Jury Awards Tourists $650k In Katrina Jail Suit
    A federal jury has awarded more than $650,000 to two Ohio tourists who were arrested for public drunkenness and jailed for more than a month in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina. The jury concluded Thursday that Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin...